As part of the Fall Conference this year, CCSAA and Pineland Farms will be hosting a free Grooming Workshop at 1pm on Wednesday, November 9.  The workshop is open to all members and non-members and is meant to be an interactive discussion.

Grooming Workshop Details

1pm Welcome and introductions
1:15pm – 2pm Tricks of the trade: Equipment modifications, and techniques we have found that work.
2pm – 2:30pm Grooming Times: When to start, how we adapt to changing conditions, how we handle storms that switch to rain.
2:30pm – 3pm Internal Communications: How we communicate between the groomers and the Outdoor Center Staff. Who writes the grooming report and what we often include within the report.
3pm – 4pm External Communications: How we convey the trail reports and conditions to the consumer. When and how often we update the conditions page on our website. How we use social media to get information out to the skiers, snowshoers, and fat bikers.
4pm – 5pm Equipment Expose: We will have our equipment on display along with other ski areas who are willing to demonstrate their equipment as well. We will talk about and show the modifications we will have talked about in the tricks of the trade portion of the workshop.

The Grooming Workshop is a free evnt, but we ask that you register so we can make nametags and prepare for the number of attendees.

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